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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Listen to a Podcast Companion to this month's Happenings.
E.g., 03/25/2019
E.g., 03/25/2019

Colored Pencils Painting & Drawing

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00 pm Cancelled
Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects.

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn to create beautiful images. Four-part class taught by local artist Galal Ramadan. Space is limited. (2 hr.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/05Introduction to colored pencils and surfaces. Color theory and mixing colors. Cancelled
03/12Techniques of layering, blending and glazing textures. Cancelled
03/19Transfer drawings, sketching and element composition. Cancelled
03/26Create reflections and transparency. Achieve impressionist and other effects. Cancelled

Pizza & Portuguese

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00 pm

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Eat pizza and talk (in Portuguese) with other teens about school, pop culture and fun things. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/26

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 10:00 am

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Mar 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

03/06
03/13
03/20
03/27

Stuffed Pet Parade

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Mar 28, 4:00 pm

Bring your stuffed animal to show off. Stories and activities too. Each pet will receive a prize ribbon. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring your stuffed animal to show off. Stories and activities too. Each pet will receive a prize ribbon. Ages 3 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

03/28

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 01, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 15, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/01
04/15

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 10, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 03, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 04, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 18, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

04/04
04/18

Helene Lundstrom in Concert

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 08, 2:00 pm

Award-winning Swedish singer will entertain with a variety of music including jazz, Broadway and opera. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Award-winning Swedish singer will entertain with a variety of music including jazz, Broadway and opera. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/08

A Visit From Daggerwing Nature Center

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 3:30 pm

Meet frogs and toads and learn about their habitats. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet frogs and toads and learn about their habitats. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/09

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 09, 6:00 pm

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/09

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Landlord/Tenant Law

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 10, 6:30 pm

Presented by an attorney from the PBC Bar Association. Covers the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Presented by an attorney from the PBC Bar Association. Covers the rights and responsibilities of the landlord/tenant and court procedures in a lawsuit. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/10

Money Smart Week: Pocket Change

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 11, 4:00 pm

Learn about the U.S. Mint and coin collecting with stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn about the U.S. Mint and coin collecting with stories, activities and crafts. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/11

Book Discussion: "The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding," by Jennifer Robson 

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 12, 11:00 am

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/12

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 13, 10:30 am

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/13

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Apr 01, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/01
04/15

Line Dancing

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 2:00 pm

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Beginners and experienced line dancers will learn new line dances to keep you movin' and groovin'.  (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/15

Library Olympics

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 15, 4:00 pm

How well do you know your library? Celebrate National Library Week with games and test your skills against other kids. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

How well do you know your library? Celebrate National Library Week with games and test your skills against other kids. Ages 8 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/15

Bingo

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 2:00 pm

Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Talking Books provides 10 Braille and 50 large print bingo cards designed for the visually impaired. Supplies provided. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/16

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/16

Microwave Fudge

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 16, 6:00 pm

Make and eat different types of creamy and delicious fudge using the microwave. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Make and eat different types of creamy and delicious fudge using the microwave. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/16

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 17, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 10, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Writers LIVE! Presents: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm

On-air investigative reporter for Boston’s NBC affiliate and best-selling author of 10 mysteries, Hank Phillippi Ryan, will discuss her newest book, the acclaimed psychological suspense thriller “Trust Me,” which aims to answer, “Who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself." Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Apr 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019.

About this Series

On-air investigative reporter for Boston’s NBC affiliate and best-selling author of 10 mysteries, Hank Phillippi Ryan, will discuss her newest book, the acclaimed psychological suspense thriller “Trust Me,” which aims to answer, “Who can you trust when you can’t trust yourself." Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. (60 min.) Preregistration begins Fri, Apr 05, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019.

04/17

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Apr 04, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

04/04
04/18

Crafternoon: Embellished Picture Frames

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 18, 2:00 pm

(60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

(60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/18

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 19, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

04/19

Sensory Story Time

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Apr 20, 11:00 am

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/20

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 2:00 pm

"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"Green Book." ©Universal Pictures. (130 min.) PG-13

04/22

Happy Earth Day

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 4:00 pm

Explore ways to take care of the earth every day and create a beautiful, marbled earth using paper plates, shaving cream and paint. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Explore ways to take care of the earth every day and create a beautiful, marbled earth using paper plates, shaving cream and paint. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/23

DIY Terrarium

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 23, 6:00 pm

Celebrate earth day in style. All supplies provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate earth day in style. All supplies provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/23

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 10, 1:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Career Driven Technology: Microsoft Word Basics

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Computer skills for finding and landing a job. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Computer skills for finding and landing a job. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/24

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Apr 03, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 10, 2:00 pm
Wed, Apr 17, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/03
04/10
04/17
04/24

Simple Science: Catapults!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00 pm

Discover what makes objects fly through the air and build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Discover what makes objects fly through the air and build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/24

Beady Buddies

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Apr 25, 4:00 pm

If you love to create, you’ll love making these sweet ice-cream cone and watermelon keychains that are the perfect school accessory or gift. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

If you love to create, you’ll love making these sweet ice-cream cone and watermelon keychains that are the perfect school accessory or gift. Ages 8-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/25

Treasure Hunt!

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Apr 29, 4:00 pm

Find a hidden treasure by solving math-based puzzles with a craft to follow. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Find a hidden treasure by solving math-based puzzles with a craft to follow. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/29

Medicare 101

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 2:00 pm

This presentation will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

This presentation will cover the five different parts of Medicare and how to decide between original Medicare and a Medicare Advantage Plan. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/30

Doodle Day

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Apr 30, 6:00 pm

Want to draw but don’t know how to start? Follow along with the instructor or put your own spin on things with other creative people. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Want to draw but don’t know how to start? Follow along with the instructor or put your own spin on things with other creative people. Snacks provided. Grades 6 & up. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

04/30